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Wine connoisseurs consider Porto and the Douro valley as one of the premier wine and port producing regions in the world. This 7-day tour stays in Portugal’s second city for 3 nights and then finishes in the heart of the Douro valley for an additional 3 nights. Staying in 4- or 5-star properties, this itinerary allows time for independent exploration of the various vineyards and wineries dotted around the region.
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Fly to Porto. Transfer to the Hotel Pestana Palacio do Freixo for 3 nights. (N)
Full days at leisure to explore Portugal’s second-largest city. On one
side of the river Douro there are extravagant baroque churches and
faded mansions, while on the other side, in Vila Nova de Gaia, there
are the musty Port cellars of long established names such as Taylor’s
and Graham’s. (B)
Collect your hire car (based on group B car rental) and drive to the picturesque Douro valley. Stay for 3 nights at the Hotel Vintage House. (B)
Full days at leisure. Perhaps visit Peso da Regua, officially the centre of the port wine-growing region. West of here is Mesão Frio, one of the most charming villages in the region. (B)
Drive to Porto airport and drop off your hire car. Fly back home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation
throughout the tour.
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PDB2019: 6 Nights